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Asus X99 Deluxe/U3.1

Motherboard

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The Asus X99 Deluxe/U3.1 is an update to one of the premiere motherboards for Intel's fifth generation of Core i7 processors. This is the first chipset (X99) and line of CPUs to use DDR4 memory, and this specific motherboard also brings a host of other connectivity with it. USB 2.0 and 3.0 are both present, of course, along with SATA 6Gbps, SATA Express, M.2, dual Gb Ethernet ports, WiFi 802.11ac, and audio.

The change this update brings is the bundling of a USB 3.1 card. It is a PCI-Express Gen2 x4 (running at x2 speed) card which provides two USB 3.1 Type A ports, above and beyond the many USB 2.0 and 3.0 ports built into the motherboard already.
William George (Puget Labs Technician)
William George (Puget Labs Technician) Says:
This board sports a new white-on-black color scheme from Asus - so it looks great in systems with a side window! It is also loaded with all the latest technology, so if you are looking for something that is future-proof this is a great choice. Please note that the bundled USB 3.1 card will take up one of the expansion slots on the board. That will need to be factored in if you have a lot of other cards you will be using as well.
Josh Raye (Product Manager)
Josh Raye (Product Manager) Says:
A great looking high end motherboard with tons of features. There's a whopping 10 USB 3.0 ports on the back, tons of PCI-e slots, 8 RAM slots with quad channel capability, and onboard 3x3 wireless AC. The CPU options are also more robust than a typical motherboard, with options for 8 core, and even 10 core processors.
Model: Asus X99-DELUXE/U3.1

Specifications:
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Socket  2011-3
CPU Compatibility  Intel Core i7 Processors on LGA 2011-v3 Socket
Form Factor  ATX
Chipset Manufacturer  Intel
Chipset  X99
Front Side Bus  QuickPath Interconnect
Network Connectivity  Dual Gigabit Networking + 802.11 A/B/G/N/AC
Network Controller  Intel I218-V, Intel I211-AT
Audio Controller  Realtek ALC1150 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC
Cooling System  Heatsink
Color  Black & White
Memory Support
Type  DDR4
Maximum Speed  2133 MHz
Number of Slots  8
Maximum Size per Slot  16 GB
Maximum Amount Supported  128 GB
External Connections
USB 2.0  2
USB 3.0  10
Audio Out  Surround Sound (7.1)
Audio In  Line-In/Microphone
S/PDIF  Optical
LAN (RJ45)  2
Wireless Antenna Port  Yes
Internal Connections
USB 2.0  2 (providing 4 ports)
USB 3.0  2 (providing 4 ports)
SATA III 6.0Gbps  8
SATA Express  2
M.2 Connector  1
M.2 Support  M.2 x4 Socket 3 with vertical M Key design, type 2242/2260/2280
TPM (module sold separately)  1
SATA Controllers
SATA III 6.0Gbps Controller 1  4 port - Intel X99
SATA III 6.0Gbps Controller 2  4 port - Intel X99
SATA III 6.0Gbps Controller 3  1 SATA Express port - ASMedia
Expansion Slots
Slot 1  PCI Express 3.0 x16
Slot 2  PCI Express 2.0 x4
Slot 3  PCI Express 3.0 x8 in a x16 size
Slot 4  PCI Express 3.0 x16
Slot 5  PCI Express 3.0 x8 in a x16 size
Slot 6  PCI Express 3.0 x8 in a x16 size
Additional Information
SLI Compatible  Yes
Crossfire Compatible  Yes
RAID Support  0,1,5,10 (Only on SATA6G_12 and SATA6G_34 ports)
Bluetooth  Yes (4.0)
BIOS Features
UEFI BIOS  Yes
EZ Flash  Yes
OC Profiles  Yes
Dimensions
Height  305 mm (12.0 in)
Width  244 mm (9.6 in)

Includes USB 3.1 Type A PCI-E addon card

-Due to chipset behavior, The SATA6G_78, SATA6G_910 ports (black) do not support IRST including RAID configuration.
-Supports Asus Thunderbolt add-on card
-The PCI Express 2.0 x4 slot shares bandwidth with the USB3_E12 and SATAEXPRESS_E1 connectors. The SATAEXPRESS_E1 and USB3_E12 will be disabled when there is a device installed in this slot.
-PCI-E x16 slots operate at single@x16, dual@x16/x16, triple@x16/x16/x8*, quad@x8/x8/x16/x8 or quintuple@x8/x8/x8/x8/x8 mode
-When using a 28-lane CPU (Intel Core i7 5820K), the PCI-E slots are changed to:

Slot 1 PCI Express 3.0 x16 (x8 if slot 3 or 5 is in use)
Slot 2 PCI Express 2.0 x4
Slot 3 PCI Express 3.0 x8 in a x16 size
Slot 4 PCI Express 2.0 x1 in a x16 size
Slot 5 PCI Express 3.0 x8 in a x16 size
Slot 6 PCI Express 2.0 x1 in a x16 size


* Triple PCIe 3.0/2.0 configuration is default set at x8/x8/x8. Adjust PCIEX16_5 Slot Bandwidth in BIOS.




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